H.R. 3166 (104th): False Statements Accountability Act of 1996


Mar 27, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 11, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-292


William Martini

Representative for New Jersey's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 27, 1996
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to prohibit false statements to Congress, to clarify congressional authority to obtain truthful testimony, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 535 (Caused-Action)
Providing for the concurrence of the House, with an amendment, in the amendments of ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 26, 1996

S. 1734 (Related)
False Statements Penalty Restoration Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 16, 1996

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3166” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Mar 27, 1996
Reported by Committee
Jun 11, 1996
Passed House
Jul 17, 1996
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Passed Senate with Changes
Jul 25, 1996
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 11, 1996


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and pass, as amended
Jul 17, 1996 4:42 p.m.
Passed 417/6

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